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Philippine tarsier gets boost from Kansas research, and genetic proof of a new variety

August 19, 2014

tarsier The tarsier is the "flagship" iconic species for promoting environmental stewardship and ecotourism in the Philippines, a nation suffering from large-scale destruction of natural habitat. Full Story

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